6 days in Texas Itinerary

6 days in Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
1
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): visit East End Historic District. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Moody Mansion, engage your brain at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then get engrossed in the history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, and finally stop by Murdochs.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Galveston online tour itinerary maker.

Charlotte to Galveston is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte to Galveston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Galveston, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Galveston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion
East End Historic District ©
East End Historic District
Murdochs ©
Murdochs

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Gardens, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Pearl Brewery.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio online trip maker.

You can drive from Galveston to San Antonio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston in May, San Antonio is slightly colder at night with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum
Pearl Brewery ©
Pearl Brewery

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Becker Vineyards (Winery), relax in the rural setting at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and then browse the exhibits of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at William Chris Vineyards, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and finally learn about winemaking at Narrow Path Winery.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg vacation builder app.

Getting from San Antonio to Fredericksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in May: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 81°F and lows are around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hye, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Austin Visitor Center, appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, then stop by SoCo District, and finally wander the streets of South Congress Avenue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Austin, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Austin sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
South Congress Avenue ©
South Congress Avenue
Austin Visitor Center ©
Austin Visitor Center
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue ©
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

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